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Data leak in Switzerland: Interview with Jean-Pierre Hubaux – Radio – Play RTS

Data leak in Switzerland: Interview with Jean-Pierre Hubaux – Radio – Play RTS

In this interview Jean-Pierre Hubaux, professor at EPFL, academic director of the Center for Digital Trust, is asked about the recent data leak named “Collection # 1-5”: a collection of 2.2 billion unique usernames and associated passwords which is freely distributed on hacker forums and torrents. According to a RTS survey, 3.3 million Swiss electronic […]

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Workshop on Security and Privacy of Wearable Devices

Workshop on Security and Privacy of Wearable Devices

A growing number of wearable devices are becoming available. By their ability to measure physical activity and physiological characteristics such as heart rate, blood pressure, sleep patterns, etc., they constitute a cornerstone for the quantified self and personalized health. Yet, unavoidably, they bring a number of challenges in terms of security and privacy. This workshop […]

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C4DT Holds First General Assembly

C4DT Holds First General Assembly

The founding General Assembly of C4DT was held on Friday, 2 November, in presence of the President of EPFL, Martin Vetterli, and of 50 guests. The 12 partners of the Center said they are keen to apply research to their business needs and regulatory requirements, at a time when digitalization is affecting their mission. EPFL […]

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EPFL School Assembly Election Secured by DTOP Blockchain

EPFL School Assembly Election Secured by DTOP Blockchain

C4DT’s blockchain-based e-voting technology just passed its first real test “with flying colors” during the elections of EPFL’s school assembly. The innovative DTOP technology called “cothority” demonstrated that it could be trusted by the technologically demanding EPFL community. Developed by Professor Ford’s DEDIS team, cothority enabled the certification of the election by distinct nodes, operated […]

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R. Guerraoui Appointed Digital Chair by Collège de France

R. Guerraoui Appointed Digital Chair by Collège de France

The prestigious Collège de France Chair in Informatics and Computational Science is awarded for the year 2018-2019 to C4DT-affiliated Professor Guerraoui of EPFL. Working on secure and reliable distributed programming and with an interest in enhancing privacy on the Internet, Guerraoui is a strong proponent of digital trust.

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C4DT Supports Finance Industry Body to Standardize Blockchain

C4DT Supports Finance Industry Body to Standardize Blockchain

Leading Swiss actors in finance and technology have established the Capital Markets and Technology Association (CMTA) to facilitate the use of blockchain in financial markets. The independent, not-for-profit association aims to become a key standard setter. EPFL and C4DT supported the development of CMTA and will be represented in its committee by C4DT-affiliated Professor Jim […]

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Best Paper for “Digital Immunity” Work with ICRC

Best Paper for “Digital Immunity” Work with ICRC

The International Red Cross (ICRC) is confronted to unique information-security challenges when providing aid to disaster victims. A group of C4DT-affiliated researchers has been closely working with ICRC to better understand specific computer security challenges. For that work, Steven Leblond and his colleagues led by professors Ford and Hubaux were awarded the Distinguished Best Paper […]

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